Deutsche Grammophon/Cherrytree Records, in association with Polaroid, will release Sting's new live CD/DVD package entitled Live in Berlin, featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, conducted by Steven Mercurio, on November 23. Culled from his critically-acclaimed Symphonicity world tour, this exclusive compilation features many of Sting's greatest hits, including "Roxanne," "Fields Of Gold, "King Of Pain" and more, all re-imagined for symphonic arrangement.
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It's a brilliantly sunny - and blazingly hot - afternoon in the leafy Chicago suburb of Highland Park, and Sting is idly walking around on the stage of the Pavilion, an outdoor theatre that extends onto an expansive lawn. In a few hours, Sting and his band, with the support of the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra of Britain, will perform the first of two sold-out shows as part of the town's prestigious Ravinia Festival. The Pavilion's 3,200 seats will be filled, and the lawn will be crowded with thousands of picnickers content to hear the music from afar while dining on gourmet fare lit by candelabras...
At 59, Sting is only too aware that you can't please all of the people all of the time. In fact, he says, he can't even please himself. He's also been very kind to me. When my father was in a nursing home with Alzheimer's, my mother wanted to put up family pictures, but there were none of me because I hate having my picture taken. She found one of me and Sting from an old newspaper article. My father thought that Sting was a relative, maybe a son...
Sting to Perform his Greatest Hits, Re-imagined for Symphonic Arrangement Featuring the Korean Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Steven Mercurio.
There was a spectacular end to the inaugural Hay Festival held in Trivandrum, Kerala in India last night.
Exclusive Package Includes New Live Concert on DVD and Previously Unreleased Material, Re-Imagined for Symphonic Arrangement, on CD.